A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 08 eBook

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Sec. 6.  Account of Quarrels between the English and Dutch at Bantam, and other Occurrences.

Sec. 7.  Observations by Mr John Saris of Occurrences during his Abode at
Bantam, from October, 1605, to October, 1609

Sec. 8.  Rules for the Choice of sundry Drugs, with an Account of the Places where they are procured.

Sec. 9.  Of the principal Places of Trade in India, and the Commodities they afford.

Sect.  III.  Second Voyage of the English East India Company, in 1604, under the Command of Captain Henry Middleton.


Sec. 1.  Voyage of General Henry Middleton, afterwards Sir Henry, to Bantam and the Moluccas, in 1604.

Sec. 2.  Voyage of Captain Colthurst, in the Ascension, to Banda.

Sect.  IV.  Third Voyage of the English East India Company, in 1607, by Captain William Keeling.


Sec. 1.  Disasters in the Outset of the Voyage, with Occurrences till leaving Saldanha Bay.

Sec. 2.  Departure from Saldanha Bay, and Occurrences till the Ships parted Company.

Sec. 3.  Instruction learnt at Delisa respecting the Monsoon; with the Arrival of the Dragon at Bantam.

Sec. 4.  Voyage of the Hector to Banda, with Occurrences there.

Sect.  V. Narrative by William Hawkins of Occurrences during his Residence in the Dominions of the Great Mogul.


Sec. 1.  Barbarous Usage at Surat by Mucrob Khan; and the treacherous
Procedure of the Portuguese and Jesuits.

Sec. 2.  Journey of the Author to Agra, and his Entertainment at the Court of the Great Mogul.

Sec. 3.  The Inconstancy of the King, and the Departure of Captain Hawkins to the Red Sea, Bantam, and England.

Sect.  VI.  Observations of William Finch, Merchant, who accompanied Captain Hawkins to Surat, and returned over Land to England.


Sec. 1.  Remembrances respecting Sierra Leona, in 1607.

Sec. 2.  Observations made at St Augustine in Madagascar, and at the Island of Socotora.

Sec. 3.  Occurrences in India, respecting the English, Dutch, Portuguese, and Moguls.

Sec. 4.  Journey to Agra, and Observations by the Way; with some Notices of the Deccan Wars.

Sec. 5.  Description of Futtipoor, Biana, &c. of Nill, or Indigo; and of other Matters.

Sec. 6.  Description of Lahore, with other Observations.

Sect.  VII.  Voyage of Captain David Middleton, in 1607, to Bantam and the


Sect.  VIII.  Fourth Voyage of the English East India Company, in 1608, by
Captain Alexander Sharpey.


Sec. 1.  Relation of this Voyage, as written by Robert Coverte.

Sec. 2.  Supplement to the foregoing Narrative, from the Account of the same unfortunate Voyage, by Thomas Jones.

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